Calendar of Events

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Wednesday Study Group 10:00 am
Wednesday Study Group
Nov 1 @ 10:00 am – 11:30 am
Temple Sholom’s Wednesday Study Group If you’d like to add more spirituality, learning, and camaraderie to your week, join our Wednesday morning study group. This group, which meets from 10:00 – 11:30 am is led by members of the clergy and alternate instructors during the weeks of Adult education.
Crown Family High School 6:15 pm
Crown Family High School
Nov 1 @ 6:15 pm – 8:30 pm
 
Midweek Hebrew 6:30 pm
Midweek Hebrew
Nov 1 @ 6:30 pm – 7:30 pm
 
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Morning Book Club 11:00 am
Morning Book Club
Nov 2 @ 11:00 am – 12:30 pm
The Zookeeper’s Wife: A War Story by Diane Ackerman A true story in which the keepers of the Warsaw Zoo saved hundreds of people from Nazi hands. After their zoo was bombed, Polish zookeepers Jan and Antonina Zabinski managed to save over three hundred people from the Nazis by hiding refugees in the empty animal cages. With animal names for ...
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Family-Friendly Shabbat Dinner- featuring 1st Grade Camp Shabbat Service 5:30 pm
Family-Friendly Shabbat Dinner- featuring 1st Grade Camp Shabbat Service
Nov 3 @ 5:30 pm – 6:15 pm
1st Grade OSRUI Shabbat Service All school-aged children are welcome to attend our Family-Friendly Shabbat services. Family Dinner & Shabbat Blessings (5:30pm-6:15pm) Temple-wide Shabbat Service (6:15pm-7:30pm) Activities for kids in the Moadon *(beginning at 6:30pm) Dessert Oneg Shabbat (7:30pm) *complementary babysitting is offered in the Moadon, and are most appropriate for kids ages 8 and under. Questions or want to ...
Wine and Cheese Reception 5:45 pm
Wine and Cheese Reception
Nov 3 @ 5:45 pm – 6:15 pm
 
Shabbat Services- Rabbi Gellman’s Installation 6:15 pm
Oneg 7:30 pm
Oneg
Nov 3 @ 7:30 pm – 9:00 pm
 
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Shabbat Minyan Service 9:00 am
Shabbat Minyan Service
Nov 4 @ 9:00 am – 9:45 am
 
Shabbat Minyan Service- Featuring Or Chadash 9:00 am
Shabbat Minyan Study 9:45 am
Shabbat Minyan Study
Nov 4 @ 9:45 am – 10:45 am
 
Bat Mitzvah- Samantha Hoberman 10:30 am
Bat Mitzvah- Samantha Hoberman
Nov 4 @ 10:30 am – 12:00 pm
Bat Mitzvah- Samantha Hoberman
Parents:    Kelly & Eric Hoberman Sibling:     Sarah School:      North Park Elementary School Mitzvah Project:   Attended/Volunteered at Camp Tov
Or Chadash Brunch 10:45 am
Or Chadash Brunch
Nov 4 @ 10:45 am – 11:45 am
 
Bat Mitzvah- Chloe Young 4:30 pm
Bat Mitzvah- Chloe Young
Nov 4 @ 4:30 pm – 6:00 pm
Bat Mitzvah- Chloe Young
Parents:  Cynthia & Marc Young School:   British International School of Chicago South Loop Mitzvah Project:  Worked and fundraised money and volunteered at The Monday Meal and SelfHelp Home.
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Adult Ed 9:30 am
Adult Ed
Nov 5 @ 9:30 am – 11:45 am
 
Religious School 9:30 am
Religious School
Nov 5 @ 9:30 am – 12:30 pm
 
Yom Horim (Parents’ Day) 4th Grade 10:30 am
Yom Horim (Parents’ Day) 4th Grade
Nov 5 @ 10:30 am – 12:00 pm
9:30 AM Family session 10:30 AM NEW! Parent session with Rabbi Goldberg Click here to RSVP
Jewish History of Chicago 10:45 am
Jewish History of Chicago
Nov 5 @ 10:45 am – 11:45 am
Guest Speaker: Edward Mazur JEWISH HISTORY OF CHICAGO –  Minyans for a Prarie City: The Politics of Chicago, 1850-2017
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Monday Meal 3:30 pm
Monday Meal
Nov 6 @ 3:30 pm – 7:00 pm
Please click here if you would like volunteer. We will do our best to assign you the job you request, but keep in mind that final job assignments are left to the discretion of the Kitchen Coordinator according to the needs of the meal on that particular day. Please contact Toby Sanders if you have any questions or would like ...
Taste of Judaism 6:45 pm
Taste of Judaism
Nov 6 @ 6:45 pm – 8:45 pm
 
Film Night- A Song for You 7:00 pm
Film Night- A Song for You
Nov 6 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Film Night- A Song for You
Film night and a Q & A with directors Sharon Karp & Silvia Malagrino Filmmaker Sharon Karp and her sisters retrace the route that her family took in 1943 to escape the Nazis. A Song For You weaves interviews with their mother, fragments of a book their father wrote, photographs, documents and historical footage to provide an uplifting message while ...
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Wednesday Study Group 10:00 am
Wednesday Study Group
Nov 8 @ 10:00 am – 11:30 am
Temple Sholom’s Wednesday Study Group If you’d like to add more spirituality, learning, and camaraderie to your week, join our Wednesday morning study group. This group, which meets from 10:00 – 11:30 am is led by members of the clergy and alternate instructors during the weeks of Adult education.
Crown Family High School 6:15 pm
Crown Family High School
Nov 8 @ 6:15 pm – 8:30 pm
 
Midweek Hebrew 6:30 pm
Midweek Hebrew
Nov 8 @ 6:30 pm – 7:30 pm
 
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Downtown Talmud Study with Rabbi Goldberg 12:00 pm
Downtown Talmud Study with Rabbi Goldberg @ TradeLink LLC Hyatt Center
Nov 10 @ 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm
 
Honorary Street Naming Ceremony 5:00 pm
Honorary Street Naming Ceremony
Nov 10 @ 5:00 pm – 6:15 pm
Join us for  The 150th Congregational Kick-off weekend! We begin with Pre-Shabbat activities featuring an honorary street naming ceremony and debut of the 150 Historic Timeline. (Followed by Shabbat Services at 6:15 and an extended Oneg and Israeli Folk Dancing)
Wine and Cheese Reception 5:45 pm
Wine and Cheese Reception
Nov 10 @ 5:45 pm – 6:15 pm
 
Shabbat Services- Sesquicentennial, Honoring Multi generational Families 6:15 pm
Shabbat Services- Sesquicentennial, Honoring Multi generational Families
Nov 10 @ 6:15 pm – 7:30 pm
Services will provide a special opportunity to honor our vets and multi-generational families
Extended Oneg and Israeli Folk Dancing 7:30 pm
Extended Oneg and Israeli Folk Dancing
Nov 10 @ 7:30 pm – 9:00 pm
Join us for The 150th Congregational Kick-off weekend! After Services the fun continues with an extended Oneg buffet and Israeli folk-dancing
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Shabbat Minyan Service 9:00 am
Shabbat Minyan Service
Nov 11 @ 9:00 am – 9:45 am
 
Bus Tour Of Jewish Chicago 9:15 am
Bus Tour Of Jewish Chicago
Nov 11 @ 9:15 am – 4:00 pm
Saturday, November 11, 2017  SOLD OUT!! Second date added November 18 – Sign up NOW Bus tour of Jewish Chicago 9:15am Bus tour of Jewish Chicago, including lunch at Manny’s Deli $55/person – reservations required *Meet at Temple Sholom for a quick nosh before setting off on the tour!  
Shabbat Minyan Study 9:45 am
Shabbat Minyan Study
Nov 11 @ 9:45 am – 10:45 am
 
Bat Mitzvah- Elizabeth Allen-Gabin 10:30 am
Bat Mitzvah- Elizabeth Allen-Gabin
Nov 11 @ 10:30 am – 12:00 pm
Bat Mitzvah- Elizabeth Allen-Gabin
Parents:   Melissa Allen & Michael Gabin Sibling:    Katie Allen School:     Lasalle Language Academy Mitzvah Project:    Working with animal shelters
Bat Mitzvah- Isabelle Shenfeld 10:30 am
Bat Mitzvah- Isabelle Shenfeld
Nov 11 @ 10:30 am – 12:00 pm
Bat Mitzvah- Isabelle Shenfeld
Parents:     Michael & Lori Shenfeld Siblings:     Addison School:       Bell School Mitzvah Project:   Raising money for Lakeview Pantry to support three families for up to one year
Bat Mitzvah- Rachel Berger 4:30 pm
Bat Mitzvah- Rachel Berger
Nov 11 @ 4:30 pm – 6:00 pm
Bat Mitzvah- Rachel Berger
Parents:   Alice & David Berger Sibling:  Seth School: Bernard Zell Anshe Emet Day School Mitzvah Project:  Volunteered and raised money for PAWS
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150th Sholom Fest Celebration 9:30 am
150th Sholom Fest Celebration
Nov 12 @ 9:30 am – 2:00 pm
Sunday, November 12, 2017 Sholom Fest – a day of Community starting at 9:30 am   Adult programs: 1st period (9:30-10:25am): -History of Reform Prayer Cantors Ben-David & Katzman -Two Thumbs UP: Finding the Jewish Soul in Chicago Films from the Blues Brother to Ferris Bueller’s Day off with The Chosen Films Podcast Co-hosts Aaron Midler and Rabbi Conover -Stories ...
Adult Ed 9:30 am
Adult Ed
Nov 12 @ 9:30 am – 11:45 am
 
Feed the Hungry 9:30 am
Feed the Hungry
Nov 12 @ 9:30 am – 10:30 am
 
Religious School 9:30 am
Religious School
Nov 12 @ 9:30 am – 12:30 pm
 
Jewish History Of Chicago 10:45 am
Jewish History Of Chicago
Nov 12 @ 10:45 am – 11:45 am
Guest Speaker: Harvey Choldin Jewish Architects: They Helped Build the City
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Monday Meal 3:30 pm
Monday Meal
Nov 13 @ 3:30 pm – 7:00 pm
Please click here if you would like volunteer. We will do our best to assign you the job you request, but keep in mind that final job assignments are left to the discretion of the Kitchen Coordinator according to the needs of the meal on that particular day. Please contact Toby Sanders if you have any questions or would like ...
Intro to Judaism 6:45 pm
Intro to Judaism
Nov 13 @ 6:45 pm – 8:45 pm
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CJE Senior Life Resource Specialist 9:00 am
CJE Senior Life Resource Specialist
Nov 15 @ 9:00 am – 4:00 pm
This free service is available through the collaboration of Anshe Emet Synagogue, Anshe Sholom B’nai Israel, Emanuel Congregation, Mishkan Chicago, Temple Sholom and CJE SeniorLife. Medicare Medicaid Marketplace and Other Insurance Prescription Drug Assistance Social Security Aging in Place Resources Real Estate Tax Relief Utility Assistance Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program(SNAP, formerly called food stamps) License Plate Discount and RTA Ride ...
Wednesday Study Group 10:00 am
Wednesday Study Group
Nov 15 @ 10:00 am – 11:30 am
Temple Sholom’s Wednesday Study Group If you’d like to add more spirituality, learning, and camaraderie to your week, join our Wednesday morning study group. This group, which meets from 10:00 – 11:30 am is led by members of the clergy and alternate instructors during the weeks of Adult education.
Crown Family High School 6:15 pm
Crown Family High School
Nov 15 @ 6:15 pm – 8:30 pm
 
Midweek Hebrew 6:30 pm
Midweek Hebrew
Nov 15 @ 6:30 pm – 7:30 pm
 
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5th-8th Grade Retreat
5th-8th Grade Retreat
Nov 17 – Nov 19 all-day
 
Wine and Cheese Reception 5:45 pm
Wine and Cheese Reception
Nov 17 @ 5:45 pm – 6:15 pm
 
Shabbat Services 6:15 pm
Shabbat Services
Nov 17 @ 6:15 pm – 7:30 pm
 
Shabbat Services Featuring Guest Speaker Abby Pogrebin 6:15 pm
Shabbat Services Featuring Guest Speaker Abby Pogrebin
Nov 17 @ 6:15 pm – 7:30 pm
Scholars-In-Residence One Book, One Sholom: My Jewish Year: 18 Holidays, One Wondering Jew by: Abby Pogrebin Abigail Pogrebin’s new book, My Jewish Year came out in Mar. 2017 and was featured on the Today Show and reviewed positively by David Gregory in the New York Times. She also wrote Stars of David: Prominent Jews Talk about Being Jewish for which ...
Makom Sushi Shabbat 7:30 pm
Makom Sushi Shabbat
Nov 17 @ 7:30 pm – 9:00 pm
Join Makom for Sushi Shabbat! There is a $5-$10 suggested donation that will go toward the Monday Meal. Please RSVP by email to makom@sholomchicago.org.
Oneg 7:30 pm
Oneg
Nov 17 @ 7:30 pm – 9:00 pm
 
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Shabbat Minyan Service 9:00 am
Shabbat Minyan Service
Nov 18 @ 9:00 am – 9:45 am
 
Bus Tour Of Jewish Chicago 9:15 am
Bus Tour Of Jewish Chicago
Nov 18 @ 9:15 am – 4:00 pm
Saturday, November 11, 2017  SOLD OUT!! Second date added November 18 – Sign up NOW Bus tour of Jewish Chicago 9:15am Bus tour of Jewish Chicago, including lunch at Manny’s Deli $55/person – reservations required *Meet at Temple Sholom for a quick nosh before setting off on the tour!  
Shabbat Minyan Study 9:45 am
Shabbat Minyan Study
Nov 18 @ 9:45 am – 10:45 am
 
Bar Mitzvah- Jason Bernstein 4:30 pm
Bar Mitzvah- Jason Bernstein
Nov 18 @ 4:30 pm – 6:00 pm
Bar Mitzvah- Jason Bernstein
PARENTS      Beth & Dan Bernstein SIBLING        Zoe SCHOOL        Bell Elementary School MITZVAH PROJECT         Organizing a hockey game to benefit the You Can Play Association to raise awareness for LGBT inclusiveness in hockey.
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Adult Ed 9:30 am
Adult Ed
Nov 19 @ 9:30 am – 11:45 am
 
Religious School 9:30 am
Religious School
Nov 19 @ 9:30 am – 12:30 pm
 
Yom Horim (Parents’ Day) JK/K 9:30 am
Yom Horim (Parents’ Day) JK/K
Nov 19 @ 9:30 am – 11:30 am
9:30am-10:30am  Yom Horim Parent Session 10:30am-11:30am  Yom Horim Family Session
Jewish History of Chicago 10:45 am
Jewish History of Chicago
Nov 19 @ 10:45 am – 11:45 am
Jewish History of Chicago
REGISTER NOW! GUEST SPEAKER SERIES Daniel Greene Picturing Chicago’s Jewish Ghetto: Todros Geller and Louis Wirth on Maxwell Street Summary: In 1928, sociologist Louis Wirth published The Ghetto, the first in-depth study of Chicago’s Maxwell Street district. Wirth’s book included six striking woodcuts by Todros Geller, one of Chicago’s most popular Jewish artists of the modern era. This talk will ...
Walking with the Rabbi 11:00 am
Walking with the Rabbi
Nov 19 @ 11:00 am – 12:00 pm
The English poet Wordsworth wrote of learning spiritual lessons from a “vernal (springtime) wood.” We in Chicago can learn from nature and we don’t have to go far from the Temple. Join Rabbi Goldberg for a spiritual walk and the chance to clear our heads and feed our spirits.
Junior Congregation 11:30 am
Junior Congregation
Nov 19 @ 11:30 am – 12:00 pm
Jk-2nd Grade Families are invited to join their Sunday School students at Junior Congregation.
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Monday Meal 3:30 pm
Monday Meal
Nov 20 @ 3:30 pm – 7:00 pm
Please click here if you would like volunteer. We will do our best to assign you the job you request, but keep in mind that final job assignments are left to the discretion of the Kitchen Coordinator according to the needs of the meal on that particular day. Please contact Toby Sanders if you have any questions or would like ...
Intro to Judaism 6:45 pm
Intro to Judaism
Nov 20 @ 6:45 pm – 8:45 pm
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Monday Meal 3:30 pm
Monday Meal
Nov 27 @ 3:30 pm – 7:00 pm
Please click here if you would like volunteer. We will do our best to assign you the job you request, but keep in mind that final job assignments are left to the discretion of the Kitchen Coordinator according to the needs of the meal on that particular day. Please contact Toby Sanders if you have any questions or would like ...
Intro to Judaism 6:45 pm
Intro to Judaism
Nov 27 @ 6:45 pm – 8:45 pm
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Wednesday Study Group 10:00 am
Wednesday Study Group
Nov 29 @ 10:00 am – 11:30 am
Temple Sholom’s Wednesday Study Group If you’d like to add more spirituality, learning, and camaraderie to your week, join our Wednesday morning study group. This group, which meets from 10:00 – 11:30 am is led by members of the clergy and alternate instructors during the weeks of Adult education.
Crown Family High School 6:15 pm
Crown Family High School
Nov 29 @ 6:15 pm – 8:30 pm
 
Midweek Hebrew 6:30 pm
Midweek Hebrew
Nov 29 @ 6:30 pm – 7:30 pm
 
Mishpacha Parenting Workshop 6:30 pm
Mishpacha Parenting Workshop
Nov 29 @ 6:30 pm – 7:30 pm
Join Mishpacha for a free parenting workshop led by Jewish Child and Family Services Talking to Kids about Difficult Current Events Being a parent these days can feel like an ongoing assault from different places – the unending needs of kids, and the incessant bad news: local, national and international.  Another hurricane, bombing, or shooting.  How much exposure do your ...
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